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00190585

Hypericin

primary reference standard

Synonym: 4,5,7,4′,5′,7′-Hexahydroxy-2,2′-dimethylnaphthodianthrone

  • CAS Number 548-04-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C30H16O8

  • Molecular Weight 504.44

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1917913

  •  EC Number 208-941-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00016683

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329747015

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Related Categories Alphabetical Index of Phytochemical Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Cell Biology, E - H,
grade   primary reference standard
CofA   certificate is enclosed in each package
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
mfr. no.   HWI
storage temp.   −20°C
SMILES string   Cc1cc(O)c2C(=O)c3c(O)cc(O)c4c5c(O)cc(O)c6C(=O)c7c(O)cc(C)c8c1c2c(c34)c(c78)c56
InChI   1S/C30H16O8/c1-7-3-9(31)19-23-15(7)16-8(2)4-10(32)20-24(16)28-26-18(12(34)6-14(36)22(26)30(20)38)17-11(33)5-13(35)21(29(19)37)25(17)27(23)28/h3-6,31-36H,1-2H3
InChI key   BTXNYTINYBABQR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Hypericin is a photodynamic plant quinone, i.e. phenanthroperylene quinones. It has antiviral activity. On exposure to fluorescent light, it inactivates murine cytomegalovirus (MCMV), Sindbis virus, and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1).

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Application

It was used as reference standard in determining hypericins in St. John’s Wort using HPLC method.

Reference standard in the analysis of herbal medicinal products.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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